Ideye Becomes 17th Nigerian To Score In La Liga, Two Golden Eaglets Coaches Make List
Published: February 17, 2018
Tianjin Teda loanee Brown Ideye opened his goalscoring account for Malaga but could not prevent the La Liga strugglers from losing 2-1 to Valencia at Estadio La Rosaleda on Saturday evening.On 27 minutes, the Super Eagles striker unorthodox close-range effort gave the Andalusian side the lead but two goals in the last ...
FA Cup: Moses & Ndidi To Trade Blows; Manchester United Draw Brighton
Published: February 17, 2018
The draw for the quarterfinal of the Emirates FA Cup took place on Saturday night and the Nigerian players left in the competition have discovered their next opponents. After Friday night's games, Chelsea and Leicester City progressed to the last eight, the former and current Premier League champions will battle it out...
Nigerian Exports : Onyedinma, Ikpeazu, Funso Ojo & Kelvin Etuhu Score For English Clubs
Published: February 17, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players that found the net for English clubs in league matches on Saturday, February 17, 2018.Nigerian players with dual nationalities that have played competitively for the senior national teams of other countries have been omitted.We begin at the St Andrew's Stadium where Birmingham City ho...
Nigeria's 29-Year Wait For Man Utd First-Teamer Continues, As Mourinho Omits Kehinde
Published: February 17, 2018
Nigeria's 29-year wait for a Manchester United first-teamer will continue as manager Jose Mourinho has opted not to name Lagos-born midfielder Tosin Kehinde in his 18-man squad for Saturday evening's Emirates FA Cup fifth round clash against Huddersfield Town.Kehinde was missing from United's reserve team in their 4-0 ...
(Photo) Ex-Nigeria U17 Captain Igho Ogbu Pens Four-Year Rosenborg Deal
Published: February 17, 2018
Scandinavian powerhouse Rosenborg have announced with pride that they have completed the signing of Nigeria youth international Igho OgbuIt would be recalled that allnigeriasoccer.com broke the news back in August 2017 that the Tippeligaen side were working on a deal to sign the midfielder in February, having observed ...
Why Liverpool Loanee Ovie Ejaria is Absent From Sunderland's Match Day Squad
Published: February 17, 2018
Former Golden Eaglets trainee Ovie Ejaria was absent from Sunderland's match day squad against Brentford at the Stadium of Light on Saturday afternoon.It has come to light that the central midfielder picked up a knock in training which has ruled him out of today's contest.Black Cats manager Chris Coleman has named the ...
Manchester United Release Promising Nigerian Defender
Published: February 17, 2018
Allnigeriasoccer.com has been informed that Manchester United have bid farewell to promising Nigerian youngster Michael Elechi ahead of next season.The Red Devils higher-ups communicated to the central defender in December that he won't be offered a scholarship, thus ending his association with the club.Born in 2001, E...
Chelsea's Moses Battles Premier League Top Tackler For NFF Men's Player Of The Year
Published: February 17, 2018
Ahead of the inaugural NFF Football Awards scheduled to  hold at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday, 19th February 2018, the nominees in various categories have been revealed by the Nigerian Federation.For the Men's Player of the Year, Chelsea right wing-back Victor Moses has been shortlisted al...
Top Ten Youngest Nigerians To Play In Ligue 1 As 'New Messi' Becomes Monaco's Youngest Player
Published: February 17, 2018
Former Genoa prodigy Pietro Pellegri, dubbed the New Messi, became the youngest player in history to feature for Monaco when he came off the bench in the 86th minute of their 4-0 win over Dijon on Friday, February 16.Pietro Pellegri who was signed by the Principality club in the January transfer window was aged 16 year...
Chinedu Obasi Dismisses Rumors He Is Set To Join Djurgården
Published: February 17, 2018
Nigeria international Chinedu Obasi has dismissed rumours linking him with a move to Swedish Allsvenskan side Djurgården, and has explained why he can't join another Stockholm-based club.The striker was directly involved in 17 goals ( 12 goals, 5 assists) in two different spells with AIK, and is on the lookout for a n...
Chelsea's Moses Being Readied For Individual Battle Against Barcelona Star Iniesta
Published: February 17, 2018
By all indications, Super Eagles only representative left in the Champions League, Victor Moses, will figure for Chelsea when they take on Barcelona at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, February 20.The right wing-back was presumably rested as Chelsea saw off Hull City to advance to the sixth round of the Emirates FA Cup last...
Arsenal Loanee Akpom Scores Stunning Long-Range Effort Vs Anderlecht
Published: February 17, 2018
Arsenal Loanee Chuba Akpom scored one of the best goals of his career, if not the best, in Sint-Truiden's 1-0 win over Anderlecht in a Belgian First Division A clash staged at Stayen on Friday evening.Only last weekend, the former England U21 international almost scored a goal of the season contender in Sint-Truiden's...
Wilfred Ndidi Rated Leicester City's Most Classy Player Vs Sheffield United
Published: February 17, 2018
Wilfred Ndidi was rated the best player on the KP turf as Leicester City advanced to the sixth round of the Emirates FA Cup courtesy of their 1-0 win against Sheffield United on Friday.Only once before now has the Nigeria international put in a full shift in this competition and it happened when he made his competitive...
FA Cup Wrap: Ndidi & Iheanacho Star, Moses Benched As Favourites Leicester, Chelsea Advance
Published: February 16, 2018
A round-up of Nigerian players who were in action for their respective clubs in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Friday 16 February.A solitary goal from striker, Jamie Vardy proved enough for Leicester City who pipped Sheffield United to a 1-0 win at the King Power stadium to secure victory. Vardy connected w...
Manchester United 0 Chelsea 4 PL2: Olosunde Features, Kehinde Not in Squad
Published: February 16, 2018
Chelsea U23s ran out 4-0 winners over their Premier League 2 counterparts, Manchester United U23s in their domestic encounter at the Leigh Sports Village Stadium on Friday evening.Young Nigerian defender Matthew Olosunde started in defense for the young Red Devils while his compatriot Tosin Kehinde who it had earlier b...